New Italian cabinet formed in Rome.
CU. Head shot of Count Carlo Sforza, Italian Foreign Minister. CU. Head and shoulders of Alcide de Gasperi, Italian Prime Minister. CU. Enrico de Nicola, President of Italy. CU. An open book, possibly the Italian Constitution. CU. Cameraman photographing the book. MS. General view of arrivals, Nicola and de Gasperi seen. CU. A chandelier panning down to civil guards on duty at door of chamber. MS. Guests, Mr Saragat seen entering second and Count Sforza fourth. MS. Panning shot of the group of Cabinet Ministers. MS. Enrico de Nicola chatting to them, he opens a book and signs it. MS. Another man and Alcide de Gasperi sign after him. LS. Elevated shot, same scene, different camera position. MS. President de Nicola shaking hands with his new cabinet.
Date found in the old file - 15/01/1948.